Arctic news and updates
Approval of Shell Drilling Permit Brings Renewed Risk to the Arctic
The United States government has given approval to Royal Dutch Shell to conduct exploratory ...
Fishing ban for central Arctic needs support beyond central Arctic
Arctic Council observer countries should be the first to join in a commercial fishing moratorium in ...
Russian ban on driftnet fishing a win for sea life, communities
The Russian government is banning a destructive fishing practice widely used to catch sockeye ...
WWF: United States government moves to reduce climate change threat to polar bears
A new polar bear conservation plan for the United States is moving in the right direction by ...
Arctic offshore drilling kept clear of the ice in Norway
Norway's parliament has rejected a dangerous proposal from its own Ministry of Climate and ...
Marine protection needed for Arctic and Globe, says new WWF Report
Expanding ocean protection in the Arctic and globally could return an increase in jobs, resources ...
WWF study supports need to phase out use of heavy fuel oil for Arctic shipping
A study commissioned by WWF-Canada on marine fuel alternatives for use in the Canadian Arctic has ...
EU Responsibility to the Arctic
An international panel of experts will come together at the University of Dundee this week to ...
Environmental Rules for Polar Shipping Veering Off Course
New rules to prevent pollution from shipping in polar waters are insufficient to protect threatened ...
Sámi student activist recognized with top international youth conservation award
Svolvær, Norway: Swedish youth conservation leader and indigenous people’s advocate Isak Utsi has ...
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